Giving Your WordPress Site a Professional Look

Just because you’ve decided to run your site on WordPress, doesn’t mean that it has to look like a “blog”. One of the benefits of using a self-hosted install of WordPress as a content management system is that you can easily create a site home page that looks hand built but still has dynamic elements. Below you will find several themes which will allow you to create a home page which will appeal to your customers. I currently use Colorway and Leaf to run sites of my own.

Ward

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“Create a truly unique design with Ward, a lightweight and fully responsive HTML5 theme based on the Gridiculous boilerplate. Use the new Theme Options customizer to add your own background, page layout, site width and more.”

Graphene

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“Here’s a theme that’s packed full of features that you need, yet far from being overwhelming. Here’s a theme that’s easy to use for beginners, yet well documented and powerful enough to be endlessly customisable to users with even only moderate technical skills.”

Magazine Basic

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“Create a truly unique design with Magazine Basic, a lightweight and fully responsive HTML5 theme based on the Gridiculous boilerplate. Use the new Theme Options customizer to add your own background, page layout, site width and more.”

Leaf

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“The Leaf theme is a stylish and customizable WordPress theme. Make it yours with the easy customizable theme options. Uses Superfish menu effects, built-in pagination for post pages, special styles for eight different post formats, and a responsive layout for mobile devices.”

Colorway

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“Colorway is Simple, Elegant, Responsive and beautiful Theme with Easy Customization Options built by InkThemes.com. The Customization Options includes using your own Logos, Backgrounds, Analytics and your own Custom Footer Texts and Analytics that can be tweaked using Theme Options Panel.”

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